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The Danube at the Mraconia Gulf in Romania
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The most beautiful part of the Danube river is situated on the place where it divides Carpathian (on the left side) and Balkan (on the right side) Mountains. It is really a fantastic region! This is the narrowest point in the Carpathian Mountains- Danube canyon, that is the Cazanele Mari (The Large Boilers)and the Cazanele Mici (The Small Boilers). Here the Danube is only 119 m wide. The river’s erosion  has formed beautiful caves and cliffs. If time allows it we will visit one of these caves.  In the early 90’s illegal commerce with Serbia took place there. Acommodation in Eselnita, 3 km before Orsova, on the Danubian shore.

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Uploaded: 22/09/2009
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Tags: cazanele mari; cazanele mici; boilers; danube; carpathians; canyon; serbia; commerce; illegal; balkan; narrow
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